The Leadership Flux Epidemic

Key 3 Questions Leadership Teams Need to Ask Themselves Leadership teams are in constant flux. Leaders are coming and going, and similar to their businesses, their direction and needs are in constant flux as well. It is more critical than ever that leaders and their teams need to pause and ask themselves 3 critical questions: Is your senior team aligned regarding your strategic roadmap? Are you confident in your leadership team and in their [...]

How Often Have You Lied Today?

I realize that this statement and topic may strike a nerve, it certainly did with me. I was talking with a client the other day, and in recounting a recent conversation he had with his boss, it occurred to me that he wasn’t completely telling me the truth.  Now as an executive coach, this is not the first time I’ve been ‘lied to’.   I am frequently in the position of helping clients face various [...]

By |2020-03-27T12:13:27-04:00February 26th, 2019|authenticity, Executive Coaching|0 Comments


By Josh Perlman,  Leadership Developer, Facilitator & Coach Try this exercise with a group of your leaders and see what happens. Write the word “SILK” on a flipchart or whiteboard (use appropriate markers, please). Ask your meeting participants that you’d like them to spell this word out loud three times as a group and then say this word out loud three times as a group. Walk them through this activity so they are all [...]

Announcing the Launch of our Newly Designed Website

We are excited to announce the launch of MCG Partners newly designed! Our goal with this new designed website is create a user-friendly experience for our trusted and valued customers and business partners. The updated site includes changes to navigation, with a better user experience for both mobile and desktop versions. We’ve also improved the structure, so you’ll find more easily what you are looking for. There are many smaller but important changes [...]

The Gift of Developed Leaders

This season, give your employees the gift of developed leaders. Give the gift of developing their potential to grow into key performers within your organization. Leadership development doesn’t happen by chance. This must be a deliberate focus by an organization. It takes time, it takes effort, and it takes an investment. However, the research and studies support the massive ROI on effective leadership development strategies implemented in all types of organizations. 1. Identify the key [...]

Celebrating 10 years of Passion, People, Performance.

Time flies when you are doing what you love! In June of 2007, our MCG Partners journey began, and our mission and purpose remain the same today – to offer clients a high-touch service and expertise to truly make a difference with leaders, teams, organizations and their overall success. We have continued to build our practice with team members who are passionate, dedicated, collaborative, have high integrity and are hard-working. We have created a special [...]


BOSTON, May 19, 2016- MCG Partners, a Greater Boston-based management-consulting group, today announced that it and its subsidiary Career Advisors, has received a national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Center for Women & Enterprise, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). […]


BOSTON, Feb. 1, 2016 - MCG Partners, a Greater Boston-based management-consulting group, today announced Michele Barnett Berg as the newest member to join its growing team. Michele will be responsible for providing executive coaching, leadership development and facilitation, along with career coaching, consulting, management, and transition services. Michele's professional experience spans over two decades and across three continents. She specializes in human capital consulting including leadership and talent development, management and development planning, executive on-boarding, team [...]

By |2020-03-27T12:49:28-04:00February 1st, 2016|Announcements, Executive Coaching, Leadership|0 Comments

First Impressions Are Powerful, But Are They Accurate?

Written by Cheryl Jacobs You only get one chance to make a first impression.  How many times have you heard this saying?  The crux of this phrase implies that first impressions are powerful, and they are. But it also implies that they can’t be changed. I was reminded recently how first impressions can be flawed, and based more on our own biases and filters versus being a true reflection of the other person. […]

By |2020-03-27T12:49:49-04:00January 11th, 2016|Executive Coaching|0 Comments

Focus or Refocus

Occasionally we need to stop and reboot. To determine if we need to FOCUS or RE-FOCUS how we spend our time and prioritize what we should be doing. 1. Focus on important things early in the day. When we're rested, those big and multiple tasks don't feel as overwhelming as if we wait until 4:00pm. Keep your calendar open early in the morning and dedicate your energy to that one primary thing. If you have [...]